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ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
to keep the fans moving. the loser will have to apply the plight of the winning city over city hall. -- fly the flag of the winning city over city hall. >> nasa is concerned over what curiosity salt. >> what inspired astor not martelly to write a book about a mouse? >> cloudy and chilly now, but much better weather is on the way. pala howze: it just seems like such an... infringement on our lives. how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us again. he's taking us backwards. george allen is the last thing we need in washington. anncr: the democratic senatorial campaign committee is... responsible for the content of this advertising. >> retired after not martelly, the husband of -- retired astronauts mark kelly has written a book called mouse tronaut. he said he is inspired to write by what he calls a crisis in education. >> we are often not in the top 50 anymore. we used to be at the top. >> there is mark kelly with former -- with his wife, former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. >> an incredible look at another first on
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
cities is to bring opportunities in the inner cities. it's to help people with poverty in the inner cities. to help teach people good discipline, good character. that is civil society. that's what charities and civic groups and churches do, to help one another. make sure they can realize the value of one another? >> and do that by cutting taxes? with a big tax cut? >> those are yours, not mine. >> thank you very much, sir. >> yeah. that was kind of strange. >> reporter: the obama campaign, seeks to mock mitt romney's commitment to eliminate public television. the ad says, quote, mitt romney taking on our enemies, no matter where they nest. george? >> we've not seen the end of that. jake, thank you very much. the v.p. candidates joe biden and paul ryan go at it this thursday, at 9:00 eastern, 6:00 pacific. >>> let's go to josh and the other top stories. >> good morning, all of you. we're going to begin with new information on the growing meningitis outbreak. this morning, the cdc now confirms eight deaths out of 105 cases, those cases spread across the nine states that you see highli
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
to points north like new york city and boston, their day off to a rocky start because of this power outage. now, it's primarily affecting amtrak service, although we are seeing an impact to mark service north of baltimore as well. as for amtrak, the 448 acela express to boston as cancelled, the 5:30 northeast regional was cancelled also the express to new york. that gate is listed as closed. we have the 6:30 regional to newark cancelled so we're seeing big delays, big cancellations and inconveniences to travelers headed on amtrak points north from union station this morning. we did speak to a commuter who had a 9:30 meeting in new york city. he looked up at the board here and saw his train was not going to be leaving and so he's scrambling to try to figure out another way to get to that meeting this morning. mark train also points north of baltimore impacted. they have crews working on the situation. we'll update you later on in the show. megan mcgrath, news 4. back to you. >>> controversial ads supporting israel now on display in some metro stations. yesterday the transit agency put up th
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
on fox... a judge's decision could take police oof the street in some of the city's most dangerous neighhorhoods.all of it... over paperwork. paperwork.megan illiland is liveefrom city police headquarters with more on the controversial change in policy. good mornnng uys,many officers don't want to talk possible retribbtion by some ju. judges.it's aal over the use of electronic signaturesson charging documents.fox 45's investigative team obtained this letter that bans the practice. it was written by distrrct court chief judge ben clyburn last month... stating that an ink-on-paper signature is requiied.but ssme officers pn the city say a written signature amounts to more time police officers have time to their own reports of prroable cause and the answer i would say is yes in the past... charging documents would be written and approachhstrongly supportee by phe baltimore city state's attorrey's office. no word on what prompted this change.i'm megan gilliland, fox45 morning news. a beltsville man experiences car trouble... bbt it has ánoth! car!nats of cat meowing! meowing!it was
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
shoppers will notice it's a little different than the others. the so-called city target will open one hour earlier than other stores at 7:00 a.m. it features smaller than average shopping carts and a special eating area overlooking yerba buena gardens. another city target opens this week in los angeles. by the way, plans for a second target in san francisco, already in the works. >> of course target has a little of everything, including starbucks. speaking of starbucks, the company is letting san francisco become the official taste tester of a brand new food line. the coffee chain assessing out some new croissants, muffins, loafs and cakes with plans to eventually roll them out nationally. the new baked goods stem from starbucks $100 million purchase of a small san francisco bakery chain, and they do have some tasty treats. hopefully that good news from starbucks will soften the blow of this news. starbucks reporting a shortage of pumpkin spice for its popular autumn lattes. people devastated coast to coast. starbucks says some can't keep up with the demand due to the infrequent deliveries
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
, but in a few cities they are at all-time highs alre have large swings in prising -- pricing during booms and busts. there will be the labels on soda pop at some vending machines now. wendy's is the fastest fast-food restaurant. i am paula faris. >> the nationals hope a day off and putting in front of the home crowd gives them the tools they need against st. louis. >> the cardinals teeing off on jordan zimmermann. the nationals down. a solo home run. in the sixth inning, a defensive play. in the outfield. he robs danny espinoza of this one. a spectacular catch. sometimes good defense promised a good offense. carlos beltran crushes the homer. >> they had a great lineup. it's tough. you have beltran and it never stops. i was not able to do it tonight >> . game 3 tomorrow. first period at 1:07. edwin jackson will be on the mount against chris carr printer for the cardinals. -- fristfirst pitch at 1:07. the orioles took a lead. then the game winner in the sixth inning. johnson struck out alex rodriguez to end the game. >> redskins fans can breathe easier this morning. coach mike shanahan says
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
's first amendment rights. the ads have been posted in new york city subway stations since last month. >>> five minutes after the hour, and the nationals playoff run off to a great start. they won the opening game of the national league division series, and the game's big hero started the game on the bench. >> and a line drive to right field. coming on in, it's a base hit. beltran throwing on in, but two runs score. and moving on the throw to the plate is tyler moore. >> tyler moore's pinch-hit in the eighth inning scored the tying and winning runs, and the nats beat the world series champion st. louis cardinals 3-2. moore admits he was a little nervous when he was at bat. >> i'm coming off the bench in front of 50,000 people, so it's crazy. i've been in that position before, and i was able to calm myself down and just kind of put the barrel on it. >> you did good. the nationals will look to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series this afternoon in st. louis. first pitch scheduled for just after 4:30. >>> orioles fans not celebrating this morning. the o's fell to the yankees last nig
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: last summer, kwame brown, a former rising star, resign his chairmanship and left city politics, his career, in ruins. he was ordered back in court tuesday for failing to check in weekly before he was extended in november for felony bank fraud. at his guilty plea last summer, brown had promised to cooperate. but judge richard leon was told tuesday, brown had three times failed to check in as required. brown attempted to apologize. your apology is a little late in the game. what is your excuse, the judge that, cutting off brown. you're five weeks away from sentencing. this is not the way to position yourself. you must be extremely careful. you don't want to know what the next step is. judge leon ordered brown from now on to check in personally at the court once a week. and to adhere to a curfew from 11:00 p.m. at night until 6:30 in the morning. don't be back here until the day of sentencing. this is pretty simple stuff. brown's attorney said his client had gotten the message that he could be jailed if he disobeyed the court again. >> is he clear now on what his pretrial release
CNN
Oct 9, 2012 2:00am PDT
are still operating and may be able to stay open. the city council reversed itself last week. "the new york times" reports there may be as many as 1,000 dispensaries in los angeles, maybe more, which far outnumbers starbucks lotions there. >> all right. weatherer wi er witer wit er wex ba ba baumgartner is attempting to break the sound barrier. he's trying to break a skydive record that's stood for more than 50 years. so we are going to have live coverage of this event throughout the morning right here on cnn. >> yes, we are. it seems like the craziest thing i ever heard of. >>> still unbeaten, the houston texans 5-0 after beating the new york jets 23-17 in "monday night football." arian foster led the way with 152 yards and a touchdown. the texans and atlanta falcons are the only nfl teams still without a loss. >> 5:07. the surprise star of last week's presidential debate lands a role in a brand new political ad. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. >> so much for big bird and the race to the white house. that's coming up. ou had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums [ male announcer ] t
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
, but no major delays. looks good from dale city to 3, 95,the ramp to northbound is there.nt once you get past dale city, not bad, 15 minutes to the beltwa for 24 minutes from southbound on southbound from 695 to the capital beltway. at penn state, former assistant the ball coach jerry will be sentenced in a few hours. >> he is expected to speak at hearing along some of his victims. carter is in a satellite what sandusky is saying from behind bars. >> he has spent the past three months behind bars. he will find out today whether of his spend the rest life in prison. is expected to speak during hearing. we are hearing from him already bars.ehind jerry sandusky is headed back to outt this morning to find will spend thehe rest of his life behind bars. night before his sentencing, matt sandusky issued statement maintaining innocence. >> they can take away my life out as a monster, monster, but they away my heart. my heart i know i did not do alleged disgusting acts. >> he was convicted in june of counts of child sex abuse against 10 boys. he says he now regrets not his -- andstand in his attorney
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm EDT
the posters on trains in new york city and buses in san francisco. we reached out to a metro spokesperson. he declined to comment at this time saying the posters were already causing enough controversy. news4. >>> the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak continues to rise. the centers for disease control said there are 105 reported cases in nine states, eight deaths have been blamed on the outbreak, two happened in maryland and virginia. health officials have tied the fungal meningitis outbreak to steroid shots for back pain. those shots were made by a specialty pharmacy in massachusetts. >> cautiously optimistic that many of the efforts to reach patients and clinicians with information about this outbreak are succeeding. >> the pharmacy has recalled all of its products as a precaution. the government last week urged doctors not to use any of those products on patients. >>> tomorrow is sentencing day for former penn state football coach jerry sandusky and no one will speak on his behalf, that's according to sandusky's attorneys. he has several letters written on his behal
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
. northbound, though, the lanes are open. there are no issues from dale city into woodbridge. volumes beginning to increase across the occoquan river and springfield. we'll take a live look outside and show what you it looks like in springfield. brake lights are forming basically leaving route 644 as we head for 395. let's go back over to our maps. this time over to 270 out of frederick. there are no problems here from i-70 heading down to clarks burning. -- clarksburg. west side of town looks g. i'll be -- looks good. i'll be back with more at 5:40. >>> former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky is scheduled to be sentenced today. he still maintains he is innocent of the child sex abuse. >> in fact, yesterday he called the pennsylvania radio station to publicly claim he is innocent and announce his plans for an appeal. kristin fisher is live in our satellite center previewing today's hearing. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. sandusky's victims are heading into court today hoping for a harsh sentence, but sandusky is hoping for a whole new trial, even after he's already b
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
and at libraries, fire houses and police stations throughout the city. however, if you miss today's deadline, voters can still register in person at early voting centers or on election day at their polling place. >>> all right, coming up, david blaine wraps up his stunt in new york city. >> already? >> yeah. >> okay. the series is all tied up. the final games against the cardinals shift to washington. >> redskins' backup quarterbacks weigh in on rg3's status this sunday. dave ross has this morning's sports breakfast after the break. >> and we'll get the latest weather and traffic from gwen and julie, that's coming up next. hey, wt are you drinkin'? pumpkin coffee for the morning. and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at home. now i can have my pumpkin coffee any time i want it. pumpkin's perfect. it's dunkin' with the press of a button. new pumpkin k-cup packs, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. infringement on our lives.s like such an... how dare they step into my life that way. it's none of their business. he's trying to restrict us, again. he's taking us backwa
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
captured in one of the windy city's urban areas. can you imagine seeing that? officials are aware of the increase in sightings and plan to keep a close eye on that situation. i hope so. >>> finally, a little bit of hollywood history is going on the auction block. it's the famed one worn by judy garland in the "wizard of oz." it's expected to fetch over a million dollars. the winning winner will win the only winning gingham dress used in the film. >>> bill karins is here. he has your weather forecast for you. >> made me think of how many times that dress has been used for a halloween costume. >> i still am traumatized. >> that's what i should show up for halloween as, a flying monkey with the music in the background. >> i won't speak to you if that's the case. >> well, good morning, everyone. i think we've all gotten a taste of the cold air by now. if you're in the northern plains, it's another little brisk morning. another large storm is swirling along the border of minnesota, up there in canada. also another storm lingering off the eastern sea boards. we don't have another stormy
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 12:00pm EDT
in in oakland.ty the variable clouds today and of 95ne mainly west today. in kansas city, 50 in minneapolis, 51 in billings, 57 boston and 57 in raleigh. we will talk about the nationals 3, coming up. a community still trying to the death of with woodson high school senior bryan glenn. volunteers discover the 17-year-old's body just off popular trail in thaiss park a week after he went missing. search crews gathered yesterday g to canvas the park. a team of adults found the body. is family confirms it is him. spoke with said their family.o out to the >> he is so young and i still cannot believe it. sad.very >> fairfax county police say had looked in the found butwhere he was body in the see the woods. in a statement its parent bank the community, saying their hearts have been touched forever. >> a man is dead after a fight with montgomery county police that involved pepper spray. t happened monday night on shop place in clarksburg. used pepper spray to subdue a 29-year-old nathan jones after he exhibited violence and erratic behavior. he lost consciousness and died at a hospital. >> in honor of
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 11:00am EDT
has successfully placed the posters on trains in new york city and buses in san francisco. most posters have not gone up yet. we have not gotten a time line as to when they will go up yet. live at the u street metro station, tony tall, tal, news 4. >>> meteorologist veronica johnson is in for tom kierein and joins us. >> still a little chilly. well, it's going to stay chilly today, guys. i'm sure you've noticed all the clouds we've got across the area. a few sprirnkles and light showers. it's going to be chilly. on top of that, it's going to be wet later today. we started out this morning in the 30s and 40s. it was our coldest start in more than five months. a look at the readings now. at 50 degrees. we're at 46. that was one of the spots that started out in the 30s. rockville and bethesda now at 46. it's 46 also around manassas. right now, we've got clouds across the area. that's some of the rain that's trying to fall. it's going to take a little while to saturate the air and get rid of all the dry conditions and see some of the moisture start to fall around here. i don't think
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
job jetting around the country, giving speeches, raising money in san francisco to new york city while trying to raise taxes on virginians, maybe there wouldn't have been over 100,000 jobs lost in virginia. >> recent polls show tim kaine leading george allen by more than four points. >>> if it sounds like a bad idea, then it probably is especially when you think about getting into the ring during a bull fight. >> coming up next the frightening scene that left many people -- >> why, people, why? barack obama and the liberals s $4,000. >> we're checking on that coming up next. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. [ knocking ] oh, no, i got to go. oh, can you make that to go? these days, nobody has time to get sick. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for ever
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 10:00pm EDT
it's been great. the guys really enjoyed playing here. we love the city. we love the ball park. we love the fans. >> now edwin jackson gets to start for the nats tomorrow. he's one of four nationals players with playoff experience. they won a world series with the cardinals last year. it was chilly out there today. how is the weather looking for game time tomorrow? sue is standing by in the weather center. sue. >> we have good news. it looks like mother nature is going to throw us a gem. the game is at 1:07. while we may start with fog and drizzle in the early morning, it looks like mid-morning, the sun is going to be back out and expecting upper 60s. a little breezy in the late innings as a cool front swings on through, it's going to be dry, take your sunglasses, you may need sunscreen. it looks perfect. scott and brian, we're excited. go nats tomorrow. >> so the cards and nats, they are even down the regular season. they played nine times. nats won five of them, but here at home, they are 3-1 against the cardinals. >> home field advantage. thanks, scott. if you are riding the
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
? there's a new app for that. today my taxi launches here in d.c., itself first city in the u.s. to get the popular system from europe. you heard how the system works first this morning right here on 9news now. >> press the button and then you see all the taxis around you. the first one accepts your request. you can follow on the screen when the taxi is arriving, where the taxi is at and you have a countdown showing you when to go outside so you don't have to wait in the rain. >> the app is free for smartphones. riders won't pay any more for their fares than the standard rate. cabbies will pay 99 cents a ride starting next year. >>> if you bought a new white or silver car this year, our tea good company. those have been the top vehicle color choices. 22% of cars and trucks built for the 2012 model year have white paint. silver at 20%. black in third place followed by gray and red. and if you love beer, this news is for you. out of 150 countries studied, it takes the least amount of time to earn a beer in the united states. swiss bank ubs says it takes americans just five minutes on the
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
scheduled to fly out around 9:30 after fundraisers and a night out in the city. >>> san francisco supervisors scheduled to decide today whether to remove sheriff ross mirkarimi from office. he was suspended after pleading guilty to false imprisonment of his wife. >>> and the oakland as are at home tonight against the detroit tigers. the play-off game is a sellout. the as have to win three in a row at home to advance to the league championship series and the giants are in cincinnati, they got to do the same. good luck to both. traffic and weather coming up right after the break. ,, ,,,,,, >>> let's check the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights have been on now for a little more than an hour so we are stacking things up towards the macarthur maze. 20 minutes to get you on the bridge right now. so yeah it's back-to-work commute for some folks. here's a live look at the milpitas cam. westbound 237 looks better heading towards san jose for the silicon valley commuters. drive times westbound 580 you will notice that is in the red more than a half hour between the altamont pass an
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 2:35am EDT
. >> but a fir tst. >> it is. >> your tuesday forecast. showers in the upper midwest, twin cities, green bay. spreading later to chicago and kansas city. morning sprinkle in the northeast. thunderstorms in florida. scattered showers in bay area. >> of 70s, sacramento, albuquerque. 40s, fargo to minneapolis. 60s, kansas sitty to new york. >> here is a story we are simply head over heels for, or the other way around. trying to figure that out. no matter. either way. >> congratulations to 16-year-old miranda ferguson of dallas, texas. set a new guinness world record, 35 consecutive back handsprings. training for her attempt for about a year. >> it took her all the way from one 15 yard line to the other. she battered the old mark by three full handsprings. so, good for her. that's a flipping great world record. >> don't know how she didn't hurl at the end of that. good going. >> she may have. not going to show you that. you may have seen the massive wreck at the sprint cup car. >> what we can learn, by looking at that mess right there. you are watching "world news now." ♪ ♪ crash into me ♪
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
through the body scan in kansas city, was pulled aside and forced to go through a patdown. she has silicone breast implants and major scar tissue from reconstructive tissue. then what happened next left her mortified. >> i'm standing here with my arms in the air, and somebody is feeling my chest. everyone is looking at me wondering what does this woman have on her chest? what is wrong with her chest? >> the agent never offered her a private patdown. tsa released a statement saying that sometimes it is necessary to do a physical patdown when a body scan detects something out of the ordinary. tsa tries to make the process as uninvasive as possible while keeping passengers safe. >> the "today" show is coming up at 7:00. let's check in with savannah guthrie to see what they're working on this morning. >>> coming up on a monday morning on "today," an early taste of winter for millions of americans. frost and freeze warnings from new york all the way down to texas. even snow in some places already. we're going to tell you how long this will last. >>> also ahead, the man behind coney 2012
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 9:00am EDT
houses and police stations throughout the city. however, if you miss today's mail deadline, voters can still register in person at early voting centers day at their polling place. >>> well, both the nats and orioles are two wins away from moving on to the next round of the playoffs. skins' fans get to know the backup. >> yeah. >> dave ross is back with your sports headlines. >> are you ready? playoff basebal tomorrow in washington, d.c. >> going to be a good day. >> beautiful day, 1:00. get out there. i can't wait. going to be exciting. okay, yesterday not so good in st. louis. but they are the defending world champions. they're pretty good, too, right? >> we split. >> that was the key. wanted to get at least one out of two in st. louis. did that. if it goes five, that fifth game ll be here in d.c. back to yesterday, not going to dwell on it too much, but it wasn't pretty. jordan zimmerman had day he'd like to forget. only 3 innings. four runs came in the 2nd inning here. nats tried to chip away. this is adam laroche after zimmerman had gone yard. back to back jack. thought maybe there
FOX
Oct 10, 2012 5:00am EDT
the city. we love the ballpark. we love the fans. >> reporter: if the nats can advance to the national league championship series, can you start buying your tickets this morning at 9:00 a.m. two tickets max for each game at nats park can be purchased online. a limited number of standing room only tickets will be made available to buy on the day of each game day at the box office. but wisdom and sarah, this is uncharted territory for your nats. your first ever home game right here at nats park. for the first time in 79 years, we've got playoff baseball here in d.c. this place will be rocking. we'll be here all morning long. let's get back to the studio for now. >> thank you. >>> new this morning, a former campaign aide to mayor vincent gray who pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators back in may will be sentenced later on today. howard brooks admits he gave under the table payments using fraudulent money orders to then minor candidate in the 2010 mayor's race suleiman brown. brooks could face six months in jail but prosecutors said they are open to allowing probation. >>> forme
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 4:00am PDT
for relief from tough headaches. >>> here's a look at the weather in some cities around the country. occasional rain in new york, 60. showers in miami, 88. mostly sunny in dallas, 81. cloudy in los angeles, 74. let's check your national forecast. an offshore storm brings rain up the east coast to maine. a cold front swings through the great lakes region. it will be dry in the west and south except for a few showers and thunderstorms in southern florida. >>> in sports this morning, the orioles put the heat back on the yankees in the american league division series. at first, what a move at home by ichiro suh seay -- suzuki. he's safe. in the third, chris davis with a rocket to right to tie the series. the cards broke out the bats against the nationals. alan craig goes solo hitting one deep to left. carlos beltran hit two monster blasts. the third time he's homered twice in the postseason. the cardinals even the national league division series at one game each. in football, the jets made a game of it against the texans. matt schaub made it look easy top first drive, tossing a 34-yard
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of the reason she has to enforce a city requirement that all outside companies apply for the space to be used. >> it protect me from having personal liability if anything happens if a child is hurt or injured. >> there is caution on the parent's side too. >> a possible solution would be that the city's working with the school remeasured the space that the school is using. >> that is it for abc 7 news at 5:00. new polls show the shift in the race for the white house. >> all i could think was, what a liar. he was just very good at it. >> what jerry sandusky is saying after his sentencing. >> the new starts right now at 6:00. >> live and in hd, this is abc 7 news at 6:00, on your side. >> in the battle for the white house, the first lady works to win voters in loudon county, a swing county in a swing state. this is a live look at the loudon county fairgrounds where mrs. obama is just finishing speaking with voters. a new service shows mitt romney
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
of a guidance counsellor here in new york city because of the modeling photos she took 17 years ago. we'll talk about that, but let's start this half hour with a caffein controversy at a high school out in illinois. four students suspended for consuming so-called energy mints, and their families are not at all happy. we'll talk to two of those students exclusively in a moment, but first nbc's kevin tibbles has their story. kevin, good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt. well, the students from the pekin high school here in illinois say the suspensions will likely affect their grade and future education, and they say the mints they ate are perfectly legal. it all started when 17-year-old jake walker took these to school. >> i don't feel that i should lose my education over a little mint. >> reporter: they are caffein-in mints, perfectly legal, but to some school officials in pekin illinois they looked like drugs. jake and three of his friends were suspended for eating the mints during lunch. >> this is 2012, and caffein is caffein. i drink soda. jake drinks soda. i didn't see anything wrong with a
ABC
Oct 9, 2012 1:40am PDT
, green bay, moving into chicago, kansas city. >> mostly 50s in the northeast, 60s in the midwest, and 70s from albuquerque to boise. >>> you know it's getting to be halloween time when we have stories like this. you're about to see. charlie brown, eat your heart out. >> he surely would love that massive pumpkin. set a california state record yesterday when the was weighed at a pumpkin festival. 1,775 pounds. that is a full 71 pounds more than last year's record weight. by the way, crops in the state of oregon, that's where the great pumpkin this year was grown. >>> all right. and here's a bizarre one from sunday night over on kwfs. they were pitching an android tablet from kids. when the guest host, cassie slain on left started having some problems. you see her patting her chest. >> she appeared to faint. the co-host caught her and he also continued to talk about the product like nothing had happened. slain was apparently suffering from low blood sugar. but she is fine now. the weird part he kind of kept talking despite, you know -- her passing out. crazy. you know. >> i already know that
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
by the largest embezzlement scandal in the city's history. "the washington post" is reporting auditors have warned district cfo about the issues. including poor tracking of tax payments, dummy accounts set up with fake social security numbers, and lack of management oversight. this comes five years after a mid-level manager was caught stealing millions through phony tax return refunds. >>> the nats' pitching struggles against the cardinals. st. louis' offense dominated the nationals, hitting four home runs en route to vehicle tee. the series is now tied at one game apiece with the series shifting to the nation's capital for the final three games. dan hellie has a recap from st. louis. >> good morning. all that went right in game one for the nationals did not in game two. starting pitcher jordan zimmermann struggled big-time giving up five earned runs in three innings of work. so this is the second straight game that a starting pitcher has struggled and that was the strength of the nationals team this year. >> definitely tough. i wanted to go out there and go deep in the game, try to get out
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 10:00pm EDT
's names for girls. >>> could you live on $30 a week? coming up a city leader takes on the challenge to shine a light on an important cause. >> later a giant brawl that involves two wedding parties, reaction from witnesses coming up from.s up from.s >>> taking a journey on the highway costing you big time this columbus day, the national average for regular unleaded up 12% since this time last year, now $3.82 a gallon. you think that's bad? it's a lot worse if you live in california, the golden state seeing a record high average price of $4.67 a gallon as it deals with refinery problems. mean while just in time for the holiday shopping season wal- mart and american express are teaming up to offer a prepaid card service. it has no minimum balance, no monthly or annual fees and no overdraft charges. the service called bluebird will launch next week online in over 4,000 wal-mart stores. red bull is charging further into the energy drink market by adding fruit flavors. reports saying this spring customers will be able to get a high octane drink with lime, cranberry and blueberry flavors.
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
morning, most of you will be in the 30s. 38 to the coolest areas, 45 in the city. damp, fog and drizzle early in the morning. not the best start to our tuesday. tomorrow afternoon, cloudy early. clearing late. temperatures 55 to about 59 degrees. that clearing will take place from the west, and then move towards the east during the afternoon. high of 69 on your wednesday, 64 on thursday with some sunshine. 67 on friday. right now, it looks like the warmest time will actually be the weekend. 67 on saturday. 75 on sunday. that ahead of another frontal boundary. that will give us nice warm winds out of the southwest, about 20, 30 miles per hour on sunday. >> a little breezy. but very nice. >>> coming up, a dog walker was attacked and murray went missing. well, he has been found. >>> the gay marriage debate on monday night football. stay tuned. >>> i'm carol maloney at camden yards. coming up in sports, the nats trying to get out of st. louis. holding all the cards. >>> and the latest on the concussion suffered by robert griffin iii. mike shanahan tells us what it will take for him to play
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:00pm EDT
lot of confusion for travelers at union station. people headed north to major cities like newark, new york, and boston. they were forced to make alternate plans. >> i had to change all my plans. i was going to new york. i had a bunch of business meetings. i have to figure whether i'm going to fly up or do all this remotely. >> we're not sure how we'll get north to philly. and it is pretty upsetting. i only had one day to see my sister. so we're hoping that somehow we'll get north. >> the outage also affected marc train service. normal service was restored at about 1:00 this afternoon. however, track repairs continue. >>> to the race for the white house. today in a poll taken after the presidential debate shows a surge for mitt romney. he is up now by five points over president obama in the midwest where ohio and iowa could determine the winner in november. both candidates happen to be campaigning in those states today. steve handelsman joins us now from the hill with more on a shift in strategy for romney. steve? >> reporter: thanks, jim. just a few weeks ago, mitt romney had all but
FOX
Oct 9, 2012 11:00pm EDT
projects and public transportation like the purple line and the corridor city's transit way, a proposed rapid bus line between shady grove and clarksburg. >> many communities don't share the priorities. they don't have the transit needs we have. they have needs for major funding. >> the league says she is concerned the plan could set a dangerous precedent. >> don't we and montgomery county pay taxes that benefit the people in garrett county and prince georges county and so forth? for every dollar we sent to annapolis, we get 18 cents back. are we now going to say in addition to that? tax the citizens of montgomery county for transportation? no. i don't think so. >> the state already has a 23.5-cent per gallon gas tax included in the price we see at the pump. how much of an increase would we be talking about? >> most people talking about a statewide gas tax, we're talking about between 5 cents and 10 cents. >> the reaction among drivers was mixed. >> i would certainly support it. if it would help improve the transportation. >> i think that just keep raising rates right now and s
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
that the county and city made over the last few years. >> the project is a partnership between the county and the city of rockville aimed at spurring economic growth. the development will generate more than $10 million for montgomery county. >>> we do have some good news to report for all our viewers. gwinnett and the dish network reached an agreement regarding this network's countedded retransmission of gwinnett stations and that includes wusa9. gwinnett and dish have been in talks to keep all the company stations on dish and the agreement means dish users will not miss any newscasts, hit cbs shows, or the nfl or sec football. >>> coming up, he's behind bars, but the primary suspect in the disappearance of natalie holloway says he's going to be a dad. >>> the next time you hear somebody say -- tell them about this story you're going to see after the break. it's a story on the human cost of drugs and you won't soon forget it. coming up next. >>> the next time you hear someone say, it's just marijuana, 9 wants you to know about one local mother's story. maria lost her only son in a high pr
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. that special homecoming dance is this friday at the brunswick city park from 8:00 until 11:00. >>> almost a full year after the jerry sandusky scandal erupted, the coach will learn how much time he is going to spend behind bars. andrea mccarren is live in bellefonte, pennsylvania, where sandusky gets his sentencing tomorrow. andrea. >> derek, tonight we know that jerry sandusky is expected to testify in court tomorrow and so are as many as six of his ten victims. >> how do you feel? >> although the 68-year-old sandusky did not testify at his june trial, he is expected to speak at his sentencing tearing tomorrow. >> i anticipate he's going to say he is innocent and he wants to repeal his trial and work on getting a new trial. >> in' sandusky's own lawyers are predicting a harsh sentence. >> a 30 year sentence if i had to guess, given all the mandatories that apply. >> the former penn state coaching legend and founder of the second mile charity for at risk children faces a minimum of ten years in prison and a maximum of more than 218 years. his lawyer met with sandusky two hours ago
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
. things look great dale city to woodbridge. we'll take a live look outside in spring field. a few brake lights coming up to the beltway. i'll be back with more coming up at 6:11. >> see you then. >>> later today a judge is going to sentence former penn state football coach jerry sandusky. >> the 68-year-old sandusky maintains his innocence following his conviction earlier this year on child sex abuse charges. kristin fisher joins us live with more on what's expected in court later today. >> reporter: good morning. jerry sandusky did not testify at his june trial but he is expected to speak at today's sentencing and he's expected to proclaim his innocence. in fact, yesterday sandusky even called in to the penn state radio station from his jail cell to essentially give a preview of what he's expected to say in court this morning. here's part of that recording. >> they can take away my life. they came make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster but they can't take away my heart. in my heart i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> reporter: former assistant footba
CBS
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
sandusky's refusal to admit guilt, we have seen this before and in fact, in our area. the city of falls church was rocked by the child molestation case of michael gardner. peggy fox, you covered this trial start to finish and you have an exclusive interview today. >> i sat down with the parents of one of his victims. their daughter was only 10 years old when michael gardner molested her and another girl at her daughter's slumber party. when mr. rice heard what mr. sandusky said, it was like deja vu. despite the fact michael gardner was convicted of sexually abusing two young girls, close friends and family members, including his wife, former falls church mayor, robyn gardner, refused to believe he did it. on his sentencing day last month, gardner offered no apology. instead, he insisted he had been wrongly convicted. dan and christina rice, whose daughter was molested by gardner were not surprised. >> gardner and sandusky continue to say that they are innocent, why do you think? >> because they are still fighting it. also, they have wives that love them and families that support them
MSNBC
Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
swing county is in another major city, if you will. it happens to be cincinnati. and of course, ohio is where both the president and mitt romney are. and on one hand, the president's going to hang out in columbus because he's trying to one up the score. that's a good democratic county. but cincinnati, it's a swing county, right down here. it's one that president bush carried by 23,000 votes. the president carried it by 21,000 votes. it's going to tell you a lot about what's happening in ohio by where that goes. and then moving on into virginia, it won't come as a surprise to folks that the big swing county is in the northern virginia area, since that's where all the growth has been. and i'm sure folks are wondering, is it -- well, let me move here. technology stalls a little bit. is it a loudon, a fairfax, a prince william? well, according to our numbers, it's prince william, and the county seat of prince william, that's manassas. the joke about virginia is when you drive on i-66 in virginia, the welcome center when you've entered the state of virginia, you have to drive 30 miles to
NBC
Oct 11, 2012 4:30am EDT
broke out overnight in the eastern section of the city. it took firefighters two hours to get it under control. this photo was taken by the baltimore fire department. they say one person had to jump from a second-story window to escape the flames. a firefighter was also injured, but is expected to be okay. at this point, investigators say they are not clear how the fire started. >>> trcontroversy this morning a university. dr. angela mccaskill is the head of diversity at galladet university. she reportedly signed a propose to support the same-sex marriage law. officials say it's inappropriate given her job as chief diversity officer. students are split on the decision to put her on leave. >> when you're in certain roles on campus, as the president, that separation of personal and private life is gone. >> that doesn't mean she'll vote for it. it means she's supporting people's right to vote. in my opinion. and people are reading too much into it. >> we went to mccaskill's home but got n answer. the university president says he'll use this time that mccaskill is on leave to determine wha
CBS
Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm EDT
get out of my way. >> tell me what i'm under arrest for? >> reporter: that was in new york city. the controversial ads are hitting metro stations here. the woman behind them equally controversial blogger, pamela gellar. >> the ads were submitted because they were antiisrael ads running in the metro transit authority so our ads are submitted as a counter to those anti-israel ads. >> i think it's provocative in a bad way. >> it certainly makes you stop and think. >> probably emotional. emotions will be sparked by it. >> defend racism. >> reporter: while this woman, an egyptian born journalist may have taken her defense a little too far, some say this ad could spark more than spray paint. >> i have been many acts of vandalism and violence against muslims, and these happen because of the hate speech and intolerance against american muslims, and we believe that these kind of ads promote these sentiments against american islam and peaceful resolutions to conflict. >> not surprisingly, gellar has the opposite view. >> my ad is a love speech, not hate speech and we have to be able to t
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
york city lawmakers are considering setting new rules for the police department's stop and frisk practice. under the practice, police can stop someone if the officer has reasonable suspicion that person might break the law. mayor michael bloomberg defends the program saying it's an anticrime tool but critics say it apartments to racial profiling of the more than 640,000 stops made in 2011, roughly nine out of ten involved young blacks or hispanics. only 12% of the stop and frisks resulted in arrest. >>> our time is 4:38. after some early fog and clouds, wednesday clears out nicely. howard is back in two minutes with a look at today's forecast. >> at 4:42, we'll let you know what school you need to attend which can help you get a higher salary. >> a popular cheese is being recalled. which brand and why it's being awed. >> 9news -- being rawldz. >> 9news -- being recalled. >> 9news returns. i don't spend money on gasoline. i am probably going to the gas station about once a month. last time i was at a gas station was about...i would say... two months ago. i very rarely put gas in m
FOX News
Oct 9, 2012 8:00am PDT
, psychologists, city attorneys and other accusers. they won. jenna: the victims certainly heard that sentiment, the judge had to hear that sentiment as well. how would that impact you if you heard that type of explanation and really no remorse? >> it won't impact me at all, and i don't think it impacted this judge. i mean essentially mr. sandusky is rearguing the case, and is suggesting while the witnesses should not have been believed. that is history. the jury has spoken. the judge has heard very competent, professional applications to set aside the verdict for the very reasons that sandusky just argued and the judge rejected those arguments. the judge is not in a position now to hear arguments that he should have been acquitted. he's only in a position to hear arguments about the harm that he's caused and the reasons he's going to be in jail. judges have a tendency of letting criminal defendants, especially ones they know are going to go to jail for a longtime say whatever they want just to get it out of their system. in this particular case what sandusky said is irrelevant, you can't argue
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